Top 100 Nigerian Universities 2014


The top 100 Universities in Nigeria Ranking in 2014 (first ranking this year) according to Webometrics has Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) in the number one spot, followed by the University of Ibadan in second place. This list of the best 100 Universities in Nigeria is based on their websites accessibility. The ranking is released by…

Orange Culture & Maki Oh at the LVMHPrize Young Fashion Designer 2014 Showcase in Paris


Adebayo Oke Lawal, Amaka Osakwe and Tokini Peterside Yesterday, Wednesday 26th February 2014, Nigerian designers Adebayo Oke Lawal of Orange Culture and Amaka Osakwe of Maki Oh will be showcasing their collections at the LVMHPrize Young Fashion Designer 2014 competition showcase in Paris! The competition had over 1,221 applicants of which 30 were selected including the Nigerian…

Bubbly Champagne & Inspiring Photography! Toyosi Faridah Kekere-Ekun Unveils her “Induction” Photo Exhibition in Lagos


On Saturday 22nd February 2014, breakthrough photographer Toyosi Faridah Kekere-Ekun debuted her photography collection titled “Induction” at its opening night at the Omenka Gallery, Lagos. The collection had stylish art and photography buffs in attendance. The collection chronicles a turbulent time in the life of the artist, having to deal with death, heartbreak, introspective explorations…

Nora’s Soft Striped Shirt (Fun for the Whole Family!)


I fell in love with this oversized striped shirt the first time I saw it online and immediately put it in my “shopping cart” for my girlfriend — but I wasn’t 100 percent sold until I saw it in-store. It’s so soft and comfy and the uneven hem (it’s longer in the back) gives it…

Dries Van Noten Goes on His Own Brand of Acid Trip for Fall 2014


Some say that your gut reaction is often the most accurate, so it might be useful to take a look at what I tweeted immediately after seeing Dries Van Noten‘s fall 2014 show, which walked on Wednesday: “Offbeat psychedelic tribal botanist who’s also a bit of a magpie.” While Van Noten has never been one…

Read Jonathan’s address on Centenary celebration


Dear Compatriots, 1.            I extend warm greetings and felicitations to all Nigerians as we celebrate our nation’s centenary; a significant milestone in our journey to Nationhood. 2.            One hundred years ago, on the 1st of January 1914, the British Colonial authorities amalgamated the Southern and Northern Protectorates, giving birth to the single geo-political entity called…

No plan to increase pump price of petroleum, says NNPC


The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Wednesday described as false, rumours of an imminent increase in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) otherwise called petrol. This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja by Dr Omar Farouk Ibrahim, the Acting Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, NNPC. In the statement,…

Chelsea vs Gala: An opportunity missed- Mourinho


Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho acknowledged that Wednesday night’s 1-1 draw against Galatasaray in Istanbul in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie had to go down as “an opportunity missed”. The London club took an early lead through Fernando Torres at the Turk Telecom Arena, but they failed to capitalise on their good…

What I expect of my successor – Governor Raji Fashola (SAN)


Governor Babatunde Fashola, has said he is interested in who succeeds him next year, towards advancing the cause of the state.   When asked on who he prefers to succeed him, Fashola said: “I prefer a successor that would surpass my achievements in office and advance the cause of Lagos State.” The governor who said…

Sanusi Lamido is sacrificed but $20bn is still missing


When Goodluck Jonathan announced Sanusi Lamido Sanusi’s suspension as CBN Governor last Thursday, it was hinged upon sundry allegations prepared by an obscure Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria. Presidential spokesperson, Reuben Abati, who announced the suspension, mentioned deep concern “about far-reaching irregularities under Malam Sanusi’s watch”, which allegedly “distracted the Central Bank away from the…